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Bridge across Tallahatchie River, Mississippi.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

Bridge across Tallahatchie River, Mississippi.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bridges,
  • Quitman County (Miss.),
  • Mississippi

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesQuitman County, Mississippi, to bridge Tallahatchie River
    SeriesH.rp.4844
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16078021M

    The Tallahatchie River and the Yalobusha River join just above Greenwood to form the Yazoo River. The actual bridge in the story/song refers to a bridge supposedly in or near Money, MS. The bridge used in the movie crossed the Yazoo River on County Road (Old Roebuck Road) at Rising Sun, MS, which is south of Greenwood on U.S. The Tallahatchie Bridge mentioned in the song "Ode to Billie Joe" was in Money, MS (about 10 miles north of Greenwood, MS). This is the bridge that Bobbie Gentry was crossing in the 11/10/

    Lost three-span through truss bridge over Tallahatchie River on MS 7 Location Lafayette County, Mississippi, and Marshall County, Mississippi Status Replaced by a new bridge History Built Demolished Design Parker through truss Dimensions Length of largest span: ft. Total length: 2, ft. ( mi.) Deck width: ft. The eponymous wooden bridge over the river was popularized in Bobbie Gentry's hit song "Ode to Billie Joe," which has the refrain, "Billie Joe McAllister jumped off the Tallahatchie bridge." A film was titled Ode to Billy Joe. The wooden bridge collapsed in after being set alight by vandals.

      That year the town’s first bridge was built across the Tallahatchie River. A dance was held the night the bridge was finished with the citizens dancing on the bridge itself. Home of Andrew. over Tallahatchie River: City/County: Charleston vic., Tallahatchie County: Architectural Information Book/Vol. No.: V. , p. Context/Comments: The Lamb-Fish Bridge, built in by the American Bridge Company of New York, is significant to the history of engineering in Mississippi as the only known example of the verticle lift span.


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Bridge across Tallahatchie River, Mississippi by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce Download PDF EPUB FB2

The bridge over the Tallahatchie River Your Honor, ladies and gentlemen of the jury, we are about to present the facts of what happened in and around the vicinity of Choctaw Ridge, Mississippi, on the day of April 22nd, These are the facts of the case.

In the Leflore County bridge across the Tallahatchie River near Money, Miss., collapsed and fell into the river. The center pier supporting the bridge became undermined and the foot swing span and pier fell upstream into the river.

In order to remove the bridge and pier use of. The Tallahatchie River is a river in Mississippi which flows miles ( km) from Tippah County, through Tallahatchie County, to Leflore County, where it joins the Yalobusha River to form the Yazoo River. The river is navigable for about miles.

At Money, Mississippi, the river's flow measures approximately 7, cubic feet per second. Tallahatchie is a Choctaw name Bridge across Tallahatchie River "rock of.

On Grand Blvd, on the edge of Greenwood, MS there is a bridge over the Tallahatchie River that has a very nice and comprehensive two-sided historical marker regarding singer Bobbie Gentry, her general career, and the song and subsequent movie, Ode to Billie Joe.4/5(3). The bridge mentioned in this song collapsed in June after a fire.

It crossed the Tallahatchie River at Money, about ten miles (16 km) north of Greenwood, Mississippi, and has since been rebuilt. The Novemissue of Life magazine contained a photo of Gentry crossing the original : 7-inch 45 rpm record.

On Grand Blvd, on the edge of Greenwood, MS there is a bridge over the Tallahatchie River that has a very nice and comprehensive two-sided historical marker regarding singer Bobbie Gentry, her general career, and the song and subsequent movie, Ode to Billie Joe.4/53 TripAdvisor reviews.

Located in Tallahatchie County, this bridge was constructed in the early ’s by American Bridge Company. Mahned Bridge Spanning the Big Black River, this bridge was constructed in the early ’s and by the late ’s it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

The Mississippi River Bridge. Bobbie’s family lived across the road from the Tallahatchie River on Claiborne St. in Greenwood and seeing it from her front yard inspired her to write about the river.

There was a Tallahatchie Bridge a few blocks from our house in Greenwood which looked very similar to the one in the movie which we all played around in the early 50’s which. Celestial Reflections in the Tallahatchie River, written by Mark Adkins and categorized by the author as “historical fiction,” is an exciting tale of adventure and romance during the Civil War in The book focuses on events surrounding the Battle of Fort Pemberton, near Greenwood, Mississippi, and the efforts of Confederate forces to prevent access by Union troops to the Port of Vicksburg.

Tallahatchie River in Mississippi. The object thrown from the bridge is the narrator's ragdoll; throughout the book and film she voices her concerns that she will always remain a.

Historical Weather. Below are weather averages from to according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is BATESVILLE 2 SW which is approximately 4 miles away and has an elevation of feet (53 feet higher than Porters Bridge (historical)).

The Famous Lamb-Fish Bridge over the Tallahatchie River in rural Tallahatchie County Mississippi. Built in by American Bridge Company of. On Grand Blvd, on the edge of Greenwood, MS there is a bridge over the Tallahatchie River that has a very nice and comprehensive two-sided historical marker regarding singer Bobbie Gentry, her general career, and the song and subsequent movie, Ode to Billie Joe.

This is definitely NOT the “Tallahatchie Bridge” of the MOVIE.3 TripAdvisor reviews. Vertical lift bridge over the Tallahatchie River on Levee Road Location Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Status Open to traffic History Built by the American Bridge Co.

Builders - American Bridge Co. of New York - Lamb-Fish Lumber Co. of Charleston, Mississippi - Waddell & Harrington of Kansas City, Missouri Railroad. The three truss steel bridge constructed in over the Tallahatchie River between Oxford and Holly Springs is being torn down by L.A.

Contracting as a new river bridge. The old bridge across the Tallahatchie River on Union County Mississippi Road is the orgional Mississippi State Hwy 15 Bridge. The Miss Hwy Dept built the present day Hwy 15 before my birth and Im almost forty and the old hwy became property of Union County Supervisors and became a.

A wooden bridge across the Tallahatchie River at Money was the focus of Bobbie Gentry's hit song "Ode to Billie Joe." The Novem issue of Life magazine featured a photo of Gentry crossing the bridge.

The bridge collapsed in June after being burned by vandals. It has since been replaced. Notable people. One of the genre’s most popular examples, however, raised more questions than it answered.

Bobbie Gentry’s biggest hit was “Ode To Billie Joe,” in which the young narrator tells the story—against a backdrop of biscuits and small-town Mississippi gossip—of how Billie Joe McAllister jumped off the Tallahatchie Bridge.

MSCI engines & cross the old Illinois Central bridge over the Tallahatchie River on a light power move to Oxford, Mississippi. That is where the original Tallahatchie Bridge was from the story of Billy Joe.

It was a wooden bridge that burned down and was replaced. There is nothing there to speak of the bridge or its past. Back in town there is a bridge That has a road marker dedicated to Bobbie Gentry but that's not the bridge 3 TripAdvisor reviews.

Highway 7 and rarely used Mississippi Central Railroad bridges over the Tallahatchie River at the Lafayette-Marshall county line. This sweeping bottomland, located approximately halfway between Holly Springs and Oxford, was the inspiration for fictional settings in several works by William Faulkner.

This bridge was replaced and removed in Bridge over Tallahatchie River on Illinois Central RR Fixed in place. CN - North Gallatin Street Overpass (Hinds County, Mississippi) Built Cable-stayed bridge over Mississippi River on US 82 Opened August 4, Greenville-Lake Village Bridge (Chicot County, Arkansas).

He also operated a ferry across the Tallahatchie River on the old stage road to Memphis. The road originally went through College Hill and across the river that is .